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Ormond Beach, Daytona Beach and Holly Hill business news
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Posted: 2012 Nov 02 - 00:00

Ormond Beach named

Florida Main Street Program of the Month

Secretary of State Ken Detzner recently named Ormond Beach Main Street as the Florida Main Street Program of the Month for October.

The selection for the award is based on the Ormond Beach program's involvement and active participation in the Florida Main Street Program.

Ormond Beach Main Street hosts events such as the Ormond Beach Celtic Festival and a weekly Farmer's Market to continue to make their community a place for entertainment, dining, shopping and other cultural activities.

The Florida Main Street Program designated Ormond Beach a Main Street Community in 1995. As a Florida Main Street Community, Ormond Beach has attracted 87 new businesses and 1,306 jobs, as well as investments totaling more than $71 million in 204 public and private construction projects.

To learn more about Ormond Beach Main Street, call (386) 492-2938 or e-mail julia@ormondmainstreet.com.

SW Grill at Sunset Harbor names banquet director

Stonewood Restaurant has named Carley Rodriguez director of banquet sales for the new SW Grill at Sunset Harbor as well as the Sunset Harbor Yacht Club and Conference Center.

A new restaurant concept for the Stonewood Restaurant Group, SW Grill at Sunset Harbor, 861 Ballough Road, Daytona Beach, introduces a new opportunity for guests to enjoy a signature Stonewood dining experience in a resort-style waterfront setting.

Ms. Rodriguez joined Sunset Harbor as banquet sales manager following a 10-year stint as president and owner of With This Ring Inc.

Her background creating memorable experiences for everything from large weddings and galas to corporate office lunches, business banquets and private parties makes Ms. Rodriguez an ideal match for the SW Grill at Sunset Harbor, according to Operating Partner Joe Bates.

Florida Hospital names new cancer registry manager

Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center's Comprehensive Cancer Center has named Sedope Kunutsor as cancer registry manager.

Mr. Kunutsor is responsible for ensuring accurate and consistent cancer data by reviewing all patient medical records and developing a complete account of the health care experience of the patient. The collected data is submitted to both state and national cancer registries so patterns of care among approved Commission on Cancer programs and results are studied and benchmarked with national data.

Mr. Kunutsor most recently served as a registry consultant for Mount Sinai Hospital in Chicago and Mission Hospital in Asheville, N.C.

He was born and raised on a farm in Ghana, where he completed an undergraduate degree in animal science and then relocated to London for a six-year research exchange program.

He came to the U.S. to pursue a master's in public health from the University of Illinois.

Mr. Kunutsor is a certified Cancer Registrar and serves on the Mentoring Committee for the National Cancer Registrars Association.

Florida Hospital nurse earns designation

Kerrie Fallon, certified critical care nurse at Florida Hospital Memorial Medical Center's Cardiovascular Intensive Care Unit has earned Cardiac Surgery Certification.

She is the 114th registered nurse in Florida and the first at Florida Hospital Memorial to earn the designation.

Critical care nurses achieve CSC certification by passing an exam in cardiac surgery nursing.

Ms. Fallon, an Ormond-by-the Sea resident, has been a nurse at Florida Hospital Memorial since June 2007. She earned a bachelor's degree in biological sciences/marine biology from Florida Institute of Technology and is pursuing a master's degree in nursing.

Learn how to 'Turn Your Pink Slip into a Red Hot Business' with Jean Newell

Jean Newell will share insight and life lessons during her talk for the Daytona State College Entrepreneurial Speaker Series at 5:45 p.m Thursday, Nov. 8.

Now a national speaker, author and consultant, Ms. Newell started Newco Enterprises, a manufacturing and marketing company specializing in a line of wearable organizer bags called PUPs (acronym for personal utility pouch), which have been featured on QVC and in major department store chains, boutiques and gift catalogs.

The free presentation will be in the Theater Center (Bldg. 200) on the Daytona Beach campus at 1200 W. International Speedway Blvd. Seating is limited. Reserve a seat by calling the Small Business Development Center at (386) 506-4723, or e-mail sbdc@DaytonaState.edu.

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